Plex Systems and Avalara Team Up to Provide New Tax Computation Functionality

Plex Online now integrates tax computation functionality for users to more easily manage tax reporting

Troy, Mich.—Jan. 31, 2013Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online, cloud ERP for manufacturers, made available its automated sales and use tax compliance solution through its strategic partnership with Avalara, a provider of sales tax and compliance automation services in the cloud. Plex Online and Avalara combined to provide the fastest, easiest, most accurate and affordable way to manage sales tax compliance for manufacturers.

“Automating the collection of sales tax for Plex Online users is a great example of how we help improve the manufacturing process,” said Scott McFarlane, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Avalara. “Our fast, easy solution complements the benefits Plex Online offers, helping them provide manufacturers with an effective ERP solution.”

Managing the complexity of multiple use and sales taxes is now a less time-consuming and laborious task with the integration of Avalara’s tax solution.

Plex Online and Avalara provide a tax management solution that simplifies and automates the computation of applicable taxes with minimal effort by our staff,” said Debbie Horner, Controller at Inovo. “We were manually computing taxes prior to the implementation of the Avalara and Plex Online solution. It has made order fulfillment much easier and improved our ability to respond to tax audits as well.”

Additionally, Plex Online users who opt for this combined functionality from Plex Online and Avalara will no longer be required to research and verify taxes that are required by states, counties, cities, municipalities and other governmental entities.

“This is yet another strategic partnership that helps our community of users operate more efficiently,” said Jim Shepherd, Vice President of Strategy, Plex Systems. “We are continuously improving Plex Online and the enhancements in automating sales tax information are another example of how we ensure that manufacturers achieve unparalleled operational efficiency.”

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